Accedo Powers Orange Live Box Play
Las Vegas, 9 January 2013 – Accedo, the global market leader in TV application solutions, and
Orange, leading French Telecom operator, today announced a partnership to enable an advanced end-to-end solution for
the upcoming Orange Live Box Play set-top-box.
The Orange Live Box Play uses Accedo’s leading and flexible application management solution, Accedo Application
Sphere™, which provides a fully customizable front-end user interface with multiple existing applications, as well
as a highly scalable and secure back-end system. AAS has been designed for integration flexibility and supports
integration all IP-based TV middlewares and any subscriber management, device management or content security
solutions. AAS was awarded best technology innovation at the Connected TV World Summit earlier this year.
Accedo will be a key enabler of the Orange Appshop section, which will include many applications at the time of
launch. Users will be able to access a range of program-specific contextual apps, further enriching the viewer
“Orange is the leading Telecom operator in France and we are excited to be working with them on this innovative
project,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo. “The combination of Orange’s powerful Live Box Play set-top-box and
Accedo’s application management solution, together with the international, as well as local apps, will provide an
unmatched interactive TV experience for the end user.”
Thanks to its Intel Groveland set-top-box media processor, Live Box Play will offer unrivalled graphics. Orange
intends to integrate social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, enabling viewers to access those sites on a split
screen whilst watching TV or on-demand programs. The gyro remote control facilitates navigation and will be equipped
with a full keyboard in the back.
“Accedo has impressive experience developing TV applications, with a highly flexible proven application management
solution” commented Jean-Bernard Willem, Head of content marketing Orange France. “Accedo was therefore a natural
choice to partner with us on this solution, which we believe will be an extremely strong proposition for the
Accedo will be demonstrating the solution at CES in its suite at the Venetian (#28.106) in Las Vegas from 8th-11th
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services
to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV
experience. Accedo’s cloud-based platform solutions enable customers to cost-efficiently roll out and manage
application offerings and stores for multiple devices and markets.
Accedo is a privately held company founded in 2004 by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik
Andersson. Accedo is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, Madrid, Palo Alto, Los
Angeles, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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